July 23, 2012

An Introduction to Touring Bikes

The finest saddle, nicest panniers, and clipless pedals aren't necessary to venture out of the city. If you can be comfortable on your bike for a few hours and have at least a rear rack, you are ready to embark on your first trip. 

Non-touring bike on the trail

However, if you plan to spend a lot of time in the saddle touring, buying a touring specific bike is a worthy investment.

Fuji Touring I've made upgrades to throughout the years

Here are some things to look for when shopping for a touring bike:


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